Glazed chestnuts with whipped sherry cream

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Lisa

Contributor

Difficulty

Easy 👌
30
min.
Preparation
15
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
500 g chestnuts
250 ml heavy cream
70 g confectioner’s sugar
1½ tbsp sherry
10 g tarragon
1 tbsp sugar
100 ml water
25 g butter
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • cutting board
  • knife
  • bowl
  • hand mixer with beaters
  • frying pan

Nutrition per serving

Cal
570
Protein
5 g
Fat
27 g
Carb
75 g
  • Step 1/5

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Cut the chestnuts crosswise on the curved side with a sharp knife and place on a baking sheet. Bake the chestnuts in the oven for approx. 15 minutes until the shells open.
    • 500 g chestnuts
    • baking sheet
    • oven
    • cutting board
    • knife

    Preheat oven to 200°C/400°F. Cut the chestnuts crosswise on the curved side with a sharp knife and place on a baking sheet. Bake the chestnuts in the oven for approx. 15 minutes until the shells open.

  • Step 2/5

    In the meantime, whip cream and confectioner’s sugar until stiff. Add sherry and stir. Chop tarragon and add to the whipped cream. Set aside.
    • 250 ml heavy cream
    • 70 g confectioner’s sugar
    • 1½ tbsp sherry
    • 10 g tarragon
    • bowl
    • hand mixer with beaters

    In the meantime, whip cream and confectioner’s sugar until stiff. Add sherry and stir. Chop tarragon and add to the whipped cream. Set aside.

  • Step 3/5

    Remove chestnuts from oven and leave to cool for approx. 5 min., then remove from shell with a knife.

    Remove chestnuts from oven and leave to cool for approx. 5 min., then remove from shell with a knife.

  • Step 4/5

    Add sugar to a pan over medium heat and caramelize, add water and bring to a boil. Add chestnuts and butter, reduce heat to low, making sure the caramel does not burn. Gently stir the pan to coat chestnuts with caramel and leave to simmer for approx. 2 min.
    • 1 tbsp sugar
    • 100 ml water
    • 25 g butter
    • frying pan

    Add sugar to a pan over medium heat and caramelize, add water and bring to a boil. Add chestnuts and butter, reduce heat to low, making sure the caramel does not burn. Gently stir the pan to coat chestnuts with caramel and leave to simmer for approx. 2 min.

  • Step 5/5

    Transfer caramelized chestnuts to a serving plate and top with a spoonful of the sherry-cream. Enjoy!

    Transfer caramelized chestnuts to a serving plate and top with a spoonful of the sherry-cream. Enjoy!